Tag Archives: 18th century

Rare French Painting Joins Fort Ticonderoga Museum Collections

Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce the recent acquisition of an important painting of the French military on campaign from the mid-18th century. The work depicts a French regiment camped in hilly terrain of the Italian Piedmont during the final … Continue reading

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Popular Fort Fever Series Returns to Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” returns this winter and early spring with monthly programs January through April 2016. Programs take place on Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Awards Scholarships for Fifth Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” Weekend Seminar

  Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce that Jason McGarry, a teacher at H.H. Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, Connecticut, and Alexander Lee, a teacher at Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, Vermont, have been awarded scholarships to … Continue reading

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Last Chance! Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s Exhibition “Founding Fashion” Open Through November 1

  The last day to explore Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s clothing exhibition entitled, Founding Fashion: The Diversity of Regularity in 18th-Century Military Clothing is on November 1, 2015. This exhibition brings together a remarkable collection of historical military garments, accessories, and … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives Highly Selective “Museums for America” Grant

  Fort Ticonderoga has received a highly selective “Museums for America” grant in the amount of $150,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will support a re-interpretation and exhibition of the museum’s outstanding artillery collection. This funding … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga presents Fifth Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” Weekend Seminar

Fort Ticonderoga will host its Fifth Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” seminar the weekend of November 7 & 8, 2015. This weekend event focuses on the material culture of the 18th century and is intended for collectors, re-enactors, … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Presents Largest Revolutionary War Battle Re-enactment of the Year: Brown’s Raid 1777 Battle Re-enactment September 12-13

  Join Fort Ticonderoga and more than 700 re-enactors for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 238 years … Continue reading

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Celebrate America with Patriotic Music at Fort Ticonderoga’s Fife & Drum Corps Muster July 25th  

Experience martial music at its best at Fort Ticonderoga July 25 during the Fife and Drum Corps Muster! From the American Revolution, to the Civil War, to modern commemoration, learn about the practical purpose of fifes and drums. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence at Fort Ticonderoga! Special Living History Event July 3-5 Highlights America’s Greatest Triumph in 1776

  Join Fort Ticonderoga for a three-day celebration this Independence Day weekend to commemorate America’s greatest triumph in 1776.  Walk in the marching steps of newly formed Continental soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga in 1776 as historic interpreters demonstrate weapons of … Continue reading

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Iron & Stone: Building Fort Carillon Exhibit Now Open

  Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s newest exhibit introduces the methods and logistics behind the construction of Fort Carillon (now Fort Ticonderoga). Using hands-on components, Iron & Stone: Building Fort Carillon allows visitors to see if they have what it takes to … Continue reading

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